The Experience

The Ritz-Carlton,

Kyoto reflects the time-honored traditions of Japanese hospitality.

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto sits serenely on the banks of the Kamogawa river, in a prime location with expansive views of the famous Higashiyama mountains. The hotel is also close to Kyoto’s downtown districts such as Gion, Kawaramachi and Pontocho, convenient locations for both sightseeing and business.


Kyoto – In its proud 1,200-year history, Kyoto has developed a variety of unique traditions, cultural pursuits and craftsmanship through the interaction of nature with its people, customs and life.

The city’s beauty, history and culture are expressed in traditional crafts such as pottery and weaving, and cultural pursuits such as tea ceremony and flower arrangement, as well as festivals such as the world-renowned Gion festival and Aoi festival.

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto welcomes our guests with another long tradition – omotenashi, or traditional Japanese hospitality, which lies at the heart of the Ritz-Carlton way, in this sophisticated and fascinating ancient city.

Rooms & Suites

Luxurious rooms and suites in the cultural heart of Japan with breathtaking views of the Kamogawa river and the Higashiyama mountains.


Cater to your culinary desires with unparalleled dining experiences.

Featuring 4 distinctive restaurant and bar venues, guests at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto can indulge in exceptional fine dining, casual cuisine and romantic nightlife. Ranging from traditional Japanese cuisine offerings and authentic Italian specialties to a lobby lounge featuring creative tea selection and a stunning waterfall bar, our unique restaurants are suitable for any occasion.
The Lobby Lounge
La Locanda
The Bar


Let us melt away your worldly cares at The Ritz-Carlton Spa

The Ritz-Carlton Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto offers a fine space for relaxation in a healing atmosphere, amid the comforting sounds of a flowing waterfall. The treatment room offers top quality, luxurious treatments with spa products from ESPA of the UK. These products are made from the highest quality botanical essences and marine actives. Enjoy your rejuvenating Spa journey at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto as you revive your body and freshen your skin.

Meetings & Weddings

Imagine most intimate gatherings, weddings, or most prestigious corporate events at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto.

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto boasts four different types of banquet rooms, which can be arranged to accommodate various needs, such as corporate dinner, parties, meetings, exhibitions and seminars, depending on the guest’s needs. Exquisite Nishijin textiles, the same as those used in Kyoto’s famous Gion festival, are incorporated as accents in the interior of the banquet floor that expresses the lively beauty of the ancient city’s festivals and the vitality of its banquets. Guests Receive:

  • For 2014 & 2015
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Continental breakfast daily, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Resort or Hotel credit, to be utilized during stay
    • (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
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